Pear and Walnut Pie

Pear and Walnut Pie

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Servings: 4
Calories: 671


  • 8 oz plain flour
  • 3 oz walnuts finely ground
  • 1 oz icing sugar sifted
  • 2 oz butter
  • 2 tbsps cold water


  • 3 conference pears halved, cored and peeled
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 2 oz soft brown sugar
  • 1 oz butter melted
  • grated rind of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp lemon juice


for the pastry:

  • Mix the flour, walnuts and icing sugar in a bowl. Rub in the butter and stir in just enough water to mix to a firm dough. Chill, wrapped in polythene, for at least 30 minutes. Use three quarters of the pastry to line an 8 inch (20 cm) pie dish.

for the filling:

  • Arrange the pears cut side down in the base of the pie.
  • Beat the egg with the sugar until well blended.
  • Stir in the lemon rind, juice and butter. Pour over the pears.
  • Arrange the remaining pastry in a lattice pattern over the pie.
  • Bake at Mark 7 (220°C) 425°F for 10 minutes, then reduce the heat to Mark 4 (180°C) 350°F for 1 hour.
Calories: 671 kcal
Carbohydrates: 88 g
Protein: 11 g
Fat: 33g
Saturated Fat: 13 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 87 mg
Sodium: 175 mg
Potassium: 349 mg
Fiber: 7 g
Sugar: 34 g
Vitamin A: 628 IU
Vitamin C: 6 mg
Calcium: 65 mg
Iron: 4 mg
Ingredients Fruits, Pear
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